SOCIAL SKILLS

These are the skills that allow a person to interact and to act appropriately in given social contexts. The skills include assertiveness, coping, communication and friendship making skills. See social competence.

SOCIAL SKILLS: "Our social skills allow us to interact in social situations."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SOCIAL SKILLS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-skills/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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